The Moon has a solid, iron inner core, just like the Earth, according to a study by researchers from France and Germany. The team analyzed data collected during the Apollo missions and found evidence of the solid inner core in addition to the fluid outer core. The discovery could help provide insights into the formation of the Moon and its relationship with the Earth. The study also challenges previous models of the Moon’s internal structure, which suggested a homogeneous composition. The findings were published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets.
Today: December 1, 2023